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What If somebody did not work in 2016, how can she elegible

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What If somebody did not work in 2016 , how can she elegible to get Obamacare? The only income was 2k but this person will be working this year, projected income is 12k. Please advice
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lane replied 9 months ago.



If there is only person in your household, you may be JUST above the level when you would qualify for advance premium tax credit for Obamacare, $11,880


Below that, you'd have to rely on Medicaid.


The subsidy (advance premium tax credit) slowly lowers as income goes from 100% of federal poverty level ($11,880) until it completely disappears at 140% of federal poverty level ($24,300)


Your eligibility for a credit (subsudy) is based on what you project your income to be for the upcoming tax year.


You can do this on line here:


OR by calling the marketplace, at 1-***-***-****.


They can take the full application, advise on income levels, etc. over the phone.

Expert:  Lane replied 9 months ago.

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I hold a law degree, with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in finance, a BBA, and CFP & CRPS designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice, since 1986.